Payroll Specialist

Location: Knoxville, Tennessee
Category: Accounting & Finance
Job ID: 9976
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JustinBradley’s partner in entertainment are seeking an IMMEDIATE backfill for a Payroll Specialist. This role is a 12-month long contract, with benefits, and a hybrid working schedule. This person might work some PST hours and MUST have strong experience with Workday and ADP. This person will process bi-weekly payrolls, act as a team lead, answer employee questions, and create ad-hoc reports on demand.


  • Process employee Time & Attendance data from the Time system to payroll and reconcile variances
  • Maintain monthly metrics on payroll team performance, ability to streamline and improve audit processes
  • Process off-cycle payments
  • Handle Travel and Expense reimbursements and deductions
  • Process wage assignments, acting as a liaison with an outside vendor
  • Reconciliation of general ledger and payroll tax

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, or minimum 2 years of experience in area of responsibility
  • Strong communication (written and verbal), customer service, organizational, problem solving, and interpersonal skills
  • Commitment to teamwork through relationship-building, reliability, and collaboration
  • Attention to detail, accuracy, and strong organizational skills
  • Capacity to juggle multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to work independently as well as in cross-functional groups

Technical Qualifications

  • Experience with Workday, ADP and SAP strongly preferred
  • Experience with financial applications including Microsoft Office, ADP, and SAP
  • CPP and FPC
  • Proficient working with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, MS Outlook.

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